Golden Age of Toy Boats. Through March 5. New York. Sampling from Forbes Magazine fleet includes an exhibition of more than 50 toy boats manufactured between the 1890s and the 1950s. On view at the South Street Seaport Museum's A.A. Low Building at 171 John St. Contact: Arthur Lindo, (212) 669-9475.

Ship Models. Through March 6. New York. On view in South Street Seaport museum's A.A. Low Building at 171 John St. Contact: (212) 669-9481.

Dry Bulk Transpo '93. A global perspective of dry bulk shipping from international panelists. Nov. 14-16, Sheraton New York, New York City. Sponsored by The Journal of Commerce and Knight-Ridder TNT. Call 203 622-4014.

International Chamber of Commerce. Nov. 17. Convent Station, N.J. Lillian Liburdi, port director of the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, is guest speaker at the dinner meeting. Contact: Pamela Burns, (212) 432-4781.

Occupational Health and Safety Conference. Nov. 18-19. Buzzards Bay, Mass. Seminars sponsored by Massachusetts Maritime Academy and Arco Marine Inc. will cover issues including hazardous materials, vessel design and future regulation. Contact: Capt. Thomas L. Bushy, (508) 830-5095.

North Atlantic Ports Association. Dec. 1-2. Washington. Semiannual meeting. Contact: John J. Malone. (302) 645-9732.

American Maritime Safety Inc. Dec. 2. New York. Membership meeting. U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Mark Grossetti is guest speaker. Contact: Louis S. Meltz, (212) 688-0021.

Petroleum Tankship Operations Course. Dec. 6-9. New York. World Trade Institute, World Trade Center. Contact: Eunice Coleman, (212) 435-3170.

Marintec China '93. Dec. 7-10. Shanghai, China. China's seventh international shipping, shipbuilding and offshore engineering conference and exhibition. Contact: Michael Kazakoff, (609) 452-9414.

IANVOCC. Feb. 28-March 1. Long Beach, Calif. The International Association of NVOCCS holds winter meeting to discuss deregulation of the maritime industry, the Overweight Container Act, the Customs Modernization Act, and other issues. Contact: (708) 697-3668.